Training & Education
The Thomaston-based Flint River Campus of Southern Crescent Technical College offers the support of its $8 million Industrial Training Center (Bldg. E) which opened in 2010. This campus provides industrial programs in: automotive maintenance, commercial truck driving, diesel technology, HVAC, industrial systems technology, and welding. New or expanding industries may partner with Southern Crescent Technical College to custom-design a training program with Georgia’s award-winning QuickStart program. Further workforce training is available through the college’s (accredited) academic curriculum at the certificate, diploma, or associate degree level.
Thomaston-Upson County School System
- 6 schools with 4,671 students
- District accreditation by SACS Council
- Graduation rate of 87.1 %
- Well supported by community with a new $7 million Fine Arts Facility
- First school system in nation to equip all classrooms with ACTIVboard system (Smart Boards.)